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Table 146. Percent of 12- to 17-year-olds reporting drug use during the past 30 days and past year, by drug used: Selected years, 1982 to 2002

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Type of drug        |1982|1985|1988|1990|1991|1992|1993|1994|1995|1996|1997|1998|     1999 |     2000 |     2001 |      2002
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1                   |  2 |  3 |  4 |  5 |  6 |  7 |  8 |  9 | 10 | 11 | 12 | 13 |       14 |       15 |        16|        17
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Percent reporting   |    |    |    |    |    |    |    |    |    |    |    |    |          |          |          |
   drug use during  |    |    |    |    |    |    |    |    |    |    |    |    |          |          |          |
   past 30 days     |    |    |    |    |    |    |    |    |    |    |    |    |          |          |          |
Any illicit use\1\ .|--- |13.2| 8.1| 7.1| 5.8| 5.3| 5.7| 8.2|10.9| 9.0|11.4| 9.9| 9.8(0.23)| 9.7(0.24)|10.8(0.26)|11.6(0.29)
  Marijuana ........| 9.9|10.2| 5.4| 4.4| 3.6| 3.4| 4.0| 6.0| 8.2| 7.1| 9.4| 8.3| 7.2(0.20)| 7.2(0.21)| 8.0(0.24)| 8.2(0.24)
  Cocaine ..........| 1.9| 1.5| 1.2| 0.6| 0.4| 0.3| 0.4| 0.3| 0.8| 0.6| 1.0| 0.8| 0.5(0.06)| 0.6(0.07)| 0.4(0.06)| 0.6(0.07)
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Alcohol ............|34.9|41.2|33.4|32.5|27.0|20.9|23.9|21.6|21.1|18.8|20.5|19.1|16.5(0.30)|16.4(0.29)|17.3(0.33)|17.6(0.32)
Cigarettes .........|--- |29.4|22.7|22.4|20.9|18.4|18.5|18.9|20.2|18.3|19.9|18.2|14.9(0.31)|13.4(0.28)|13.0(0.28)|13.0(0.30)
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Percent reporting   |    |    |    |    |    |    |    |    |    |    |    |    |          |          |          |
   drug use during  |    |    |    |    |    |    |    |    |    |    |    |    |          |          |          |
   past year        |    |    |    |    |    |    |    |    |    |    |    |    |          |          |          |
Any illicit use\1\ .|--- |20.7|14.9|14.1|13.1|10.4|11.9|15.5|18.0|16.7|18.8|16.4|19.8(0.32)|18.6(0.31)|20.8(0.36)|22.2(0.38)
  Marijuana ........|17.7|16.7|10.7| 9.6| 8.5| 6.9| 8.5|11.4|14.2|13.0|15.8|14.1|14.2(0.29)|13.4(0.27)|15.2(0.32)|15.8(0.32)
  Cocaine ..........| 3.7| 3.4| 2.5| 1.9| 1.3| 1.0| 0.7| 1.1| 1.7| 1.4| 2.2| 1.7| 1.6(0.10)| 1.7(0.12)| 1.5(0.10)| 2.1(0.13)
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Alcohol ............|46.1|52.7|45.5|41.8|41.2|33.3|35.9|36.2|35.1|32.7|34.0|31.8|34.1(0.41)|33.0(0.39)|33.9(0.39)|34.6(0.42)
Cigarettes .........|--- |29.9|26.8|26.2|23.7|21.4|22.5|24.5|26.6|24.2|26.4|23.8|23.4(0.37)|20.8(0.34)|20.0(0.35)|20.3(0.35)
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\1\Includes other illegal drug use not shown separately.

NOTE: Marijuana includes hashish usage for 1996 and later years. Due to changes in the survey instrument and administration and to improve comparability with new data, estimates for 1982 through 1993 have been adjusted and may differ from those reported in previous years. Data for 1999 have been revised from previously published figures. Data for 1999 through 2002 were gathered using Computer Assisted Interviewing (CAI) and may not be directly comparable to previous years. Standard errors appear in parentheses.

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, "National Household Survey on Drug Abuse," 1982 through 2002. (This table was prepared March 2005.)